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History Through An Artist’s Lens At The Sixth Floor Museum

People know The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza as a resource to learn and explore the times and events surrounding President John F. Kennedy’s assassination in Dallas. But some people may be surprised to learn that the museum also has works of art in its collection.

Art Reframes History. On view through May 9. 411 Elm Street, Dallas. Details.

The pieces were created by... | Read More

A Selena Tribute And Fiesta Kicks off Addison’s Monthly Outdoor Series

Addison After Dark , a monthly outdoor entertainment series, kicks off its season Saturday with a celebration of the Queen of Tejano.

This month’s theme is Fiesta Noche, and there will be a Selena look-alike contest at the party, with prizes for the winners and Selena tribute band Bidi Bidi Banda will perform the singer’s biggest hits. (Friday, April 16, would have been... | Read More

Theatre Three Offers Perspectives Of ‘Love & Kindness’ And Uncertainty In A Pandemic

The monologues and songs in Theatre Three’s latest production Love & Kindness in the Time of Quarantine examine perspectives on what it means to be human during a time of such uncertainty. 

Love & Kindness in the Time of Quarantine. April 7-18. Virtual. Details. 

One character spirals into an existential crisis as she tries to decide which pair of sweatpants to wear.... | Read More

Together/Apart: The Isolation Of The COVID Artist

All three of our virtual State of the Arts conversations this spring will address how COVID has affected North Texas’ cultural community. But this time, it’s not about the vanishing ticket sales or how many jobs have been lost.

For our first panel, we talked with three Dallas-area artists — Joy Bollinger, artistic director of Bruce Wood Dance, Ruben... | Read More

Watch: On The Couch With Ani DiFranco

Usually, KXT and Art&Seek record musicians outdoors and in unusual spaces for our “On The Road” series. But times are different now.  Introducing “On The Road Couch.” Get an inside look at some of your favorite KXT artists’ homes as they perform from the comfort of their own couch.

“I’m not on the couch, but I can see the couch from here,” said Ani... | Read More

A Wild Yungoos Chase: Navigating The Pokemon Card Frenzy

It’s spring cleaning season. You might find some old toys while tidying up your garage. Maybe some Beanie Babies, Hot Wheels or Cabbage Patch Kids?

If you discover any old Pokémon cards, you could have a small fortune on your hands.

Pandemic-induced boredom has turned many Pokémon fans into avid collectors, leading to explosive growth in the... | Read More

New Song From McKinney Artist Juno Uno Has Multiple Meanings

Art&Seek is highlighting new music from North Texas every Thursday. Click above to hear me talk with artist Juno Uno for our Music Minute, which airs on KERA FM and KXT 91.7. For more North Texas music, tune in to the KXT Local Show at 7 p.m. on Thursdays. And tell us what you’ve been listening to on Facebook, Instagram or @artandseek on Twitter.

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Live Performances Return To The Dallas Arts District This Weekend

 Update: Due to impending weather, the date has changed to Saturday, April 17, 2021 with two shows, one at 7 p.m. and one at 8:45 p.m.  

After an uncertain year, the Dallas Arts District returns to celebrate live dance and music at the 128,000 square foot outdoor venue Annette Strauss Square of AT&T Performing Arts Center. 

Changing Perspectives. April 17, 7 p.m. &... | Read More

Historic Collaboration Between DSO And Met Orchestra

The Dallas Symphony will perform with members of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra for two concerts at the Meyerson Symphony Center in what’s being called a historic collaboration.

On April 30th and May 1st, 50 musicians from the Dallas orchestra and 50 from the New York orchestra will perform under the baton of DSO music director Fabio Luisi. They’ll perform Gustav Mahler’s... | Read More

Watch Live At Noon: Artists Addressing Solitude And Loneliness In Their COVID-Era Work

Join us Wednesday at noon for State of the Arts. Jerome Weeks hosts a conversation with three artists whose work during the pandemic addresses the isolation and loneliness all of us have felt at some point in the last year.

This virtual event is free. Tune in to our YouTube Channel on Wednesday, April 14 at noon. Many thanks to our partners Dallas Museum of Art.

Our... | Read More

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